In this episode, there’s a foot chase in Weston-Super-Mare as officers try to collar a runaway suspect, the team have their work cut out searching a sprawling estate and all its outbuildings and in Bridgwater it threatens to kick off when the officers help evict a particularly disruptive household.
This series follows Avon and Somerset’s Neighbourhood Policing Teams as they tackle the crimes that annoy ordinary people on a daily basis. We highlight the tools at their disposal, and the methods they use, to keep their communities safe.
In this episode, officers respond to reports of squatters desecrating a graveyard, a trail of text messages lead an officer to a sophisticated and incriminating set-up in a suspect’s garage and in Weston the team are immediately suspicious when they spot two men carrying a TV through a park, but have to wait for it to be reported stolen before they can act.
In this episode, officers in Weston-Super-Mare are out in force to raid an address associated with drug use, in Bath the Neighbourhood Team hunt a prolific shoplifter who’s caught red-handed on CCTV, and an officer revisits a mother who’s left heartbroken by her son’s drug addiction and criminal behaviour only to get a nasty surprise.
In this episode, the team blue-light to a neighbourhood dispute that has escalated into a violent break-in, an unruly twelve year old is taught a shocking lesson in an attempt to make him learn the error of his ways, and the police help coordinate a search and rescue mission when a rambler becomes stuck in Weston-super-Mare’s treacherous mud flats.
In this episode, we discover the full extent of the Neighbourhood Team’s battle with ‘legal highs’, powerful psychoactive drugs that can be legally bought from high street stores, officers respond to a man who has been stabbed in mysterious circumstances, and a pair of boozy day-trippers are sent packing by Bath’s city centre team after one of the pair is caught short in the bus station.
In this episode, the team get an unexpected surprise when they attend a fire at a rural house and uncover a cannabis farm, a recently released convict decides that he misses prison life and books himself a return ticket behind bars by assaulting a cameraman, and a wheelchair-bound street-drinker gives the Neighbourhood Team an ear-bashing they’ll never forget when they try to arrest him.
In this episode, the hunt is on to catch an armed robber who is running rampage through the shops of Bath, an officer hears the tragic story of an elderly couple conned out of £25,000, and the team has to use extreme measures when their colleagues are locked inside a house with a prisoner!
In this episode, the team leap into action when an intruder is reported to be charging through people’s homes, an officer uses sign language to help a deaf couple that are being bullied, and police in Weston-super-Mare prepare themselves for the busiest day of the year when pop super-group McBusted come to town.